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Steve Hodgins, Abigail Onos Win Willoughby

Courtesy of Phil White of the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association. At the Seventh Annual Lake Willoughby Swim on August 20th, 37-year-old Steve Hodgins won a quart of maple syrup and a six-pack of [...]

One Relay Down, One To Go In Lake George

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What do American President Thomas Jefferson and U.S. Olympic marathon swimmer Alex Meyer have in common? A love of Lake George in New York. President Jefferson said in 1791, [...]

A Long Night Swimming Across Lake George

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. What do American President Thomas Jefferson and U.S. Olympic marathon swimmer Alex Meyer have in common? A love of Lake George in New York. President Jefferson said in 1791, [...]

Jumping In And Out Of 1.2°C Water In NYC

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Winter swimmers kept on getting in and out of the 1.2°C (34.3°F) water of the Hudson River at the 2016 United States Winter Swimming Association (USWSA) National Championships. But [...]

Kingdom’s Swimmers Of The Year

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Phil White and the Northeast Kingdom Open Water Swimming Association had a slew of stars to select from for their 2014 NEKOWSA Swimmer of the Year. * Paula Yankauskas [...]

The Legacy Of Russell Chaffee

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Morning Times of Sayre, Pennsylvania reported the passing of open water swimming pioneer Russell Chaffee. The 87-year-old had quite a career and mindset that foreshadowed the contemporary growth [...]

Dan Simonelli Envisions And Enjoys The Long Journey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. S.C.A.R. brings out the stars: Sally Minty-Gravett, Elizabeth Fry, Mo Siegel, Hendrik Meerman, Scott Lautman, Janet Manning, Jim Fitzpatrick, Anna Delozier, Melodee Nugent, Cliff Crozier, Thomas W. Kofler, Kathryn [...]

America’s Channel Got Talent

The American Channel, formerly known as Massachusetts Bay, has been sitting dormant for nearly a century when it comes to marathon swimming. But Greg O’Connor (shown on left) of the Massachusetts Open Water Swimming Association [...]

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